Submitted by: Grace I had my abortion in October of this past year. I feel like there is a certain societal pressure to be okay -- to feel relief, to feel empowered. I feel the exact opposite. I know it was the right thing for me to do, but I can't escape the empty feeling inside. I have … [Read more...] about What I Am Feeling vs. What I Think I Should Be Feeling
Submitted by: Sara I had an abortion 8 years ago. I never told my parents… I barely told anyone. I have always been terrified of disappointing my parents. The experience of having an abortion caused me a lot of trauma and really affected my self-esteem for a while. I eventually worked through it, … [Read more...] about Should I tell my mom about my abortion?
Submitted by: Danae When I found out I was pregnant at 27 years old I had so many mixed emotions. Up until that moment I was always pro-choice, but told myself and others that if I got pregnant abortion wouldn’t be right for me. That all changed when my preconceived expectations of what it would … [Read more...] about Positive Surgical Abortion Experience
Submitted by: Michaela I thought I had the flu. I was a sophomore in college at the time and it was around the time that all the students were getting sick. My boyfriend insisted that I go to the health center on campus. I made an appointment and told them I either have the flu or I’m … [Read more...] about I thought I had the flu
Submitted by: Tay Before my appointments, I researched everything I could for abortions and reviews helped the most, so I’m hoping that this will also help someone. I’m 22 and in a happy relationship but when I found out I was pregnant, my fiancé and I both decided that we were in no way ready … [Read more...] about Surgical abortion 9 weeks 5 days
Submitted by: Ana K. Your due date is right around the corner and its surprisingly light. There is now circulation around my grief. Where as before it was only a heavy and static constraint. Now, there is movement and breath. This sudden "round" of grief has been a hard one. I'm … [Read more...] about Grape Hyancith
Submitted by: Judy Mills I just found out I’m 5 weeks pregnant, and scheduled for a surgical abortion this Wednesday.In a panic I told my mom who highly disagreed. I’m 29 and she’s ready to be a grandmother but I’m not ready to be a mother. This was the first time in my life that I felt so much … [Read more...] about It’s Your Choice
Submitted by: Mallory Just over a month ago I had a one-night-stand with a friend I've known for a couple of years. We didn't know each other extremely well, but we've always been friendly. I wanted to continue hanging out with him, but he said he wasn’t ready for a relationship, and was about to … [Read more...] about One Night
Submitted by: Constance I’m 27 years old and contemplating abortion. I was just recently engaged back in Dec 2018 to a man that I've been with for almost 3 years now. I love him so much, I cannot imagine life without him. Before we were engaged, we had talked about pregnancy and if I happened to … [Read more...] about Mrs.